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|Trump administration pauses new rule limiting abortion referrals: report|
Added: 21.07.2019 16:19 | 4 views | 0 comments
U.S. President Donald Trump's administration will pause its enforcement of a new rule barring federally funded family planning clinics from referring women for abortions, the Washington Post reported late on Saturday.
|'Weak,' 'insecure,' incapable of 'loving our country': Trump blasts 'Squad' after slamming news report|
Added: 21.07.2019 15:54 | 19 views | 0 comments
Trump's top aides didn't think he fully understood what he'd done in posting racist rhetoric about the four congresswoman, The Washington Post reported.
|HBG Big News This Week: April 15-19, 2019|
Added: 20.07.2019 20:42 | 3 views | 0 comments
Following is a recap of major news at Hachette Book Group for the week of April 15-19, 2019:
HBG Community Service Day: we had our second annual Community Service Day on Wednesday, and close to 600 HBG employees volunteered in a wide variety of activities – preparing food in community kitchens, delivering hot meals to homebound seniors, reading with children, repainting rooms in community centers, gardening in green spaces, caring for animals in rescue shelters, assisting with literacy and mental health awareness projects, creating handmade cards for hospitalized children, and much more.
Bestseller news: James Patterson’s The Fall of Crazy House (JIMMY Patterson) debuts at #4 on the New York Times YA Hardcover list. Also, debuting on the NYT lists are William W. Li’s Eat to Beat Disease (GCP) at #10 on the Advice, How-To, & Misc., and Miracle at St. Andrews by James Patterson & Peter de Jonge (LB) at #13 on the Print HC Fiction list. HBG’s distribution clients have a #1 bestseller with Jeff Kinney’s new addition to the Diary of the Wimpy Kid franchise, Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid (Abrams) at the top of the Middle Grade Hardcover list. And David Sax’s The Revenge of the Analog (PublicAffairs) makes a surprise appearance at #1 on the Washington Post bestseller list this week.
LA Times Book Prize: Beth Macy’s Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America (LB) has won the 2018 for Science & Technology.
Ondaatje Prize shortlist: Adam Weymouth’s Kings of the Yukon (LB) has been named to the Royal Society of Literature’s 2019 shortlist. The £10,000 prize is awarded annually to a book of the highest literary merit – fiction, non-fiction, or poetry – which best evokes the spirit of a place. The winner will be announced May 13.
Major launch: Ali Benjamin’s highly anticipated The Next Great Paulie Fink (LBYR) went on sale this week with an interview on NPR’s Here & Now, coverage to come in The Denver Post, New York Times, People, and the Wall Street Journal, and a two-week national tour.
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|Bernie Sanders defends campaign staff salaries after accusations of 'poverty wages'|
Added: 20.07.2019 10:00 | 12 views | 0 comments
Bernie Sanders defended his campaign's treatment of staffers and said he was “very proud” to lead the first U.S. presidential campaign to have unionized workers -- one day after The Washington Post reported the campaign’s field staff were complaining about receiving “poverty wages.”
|Report: Sheppard to be named Wizards' GM|
Added: 20.07.2019 2:29 | 23 views | 0 comments
Tommy Sheppard will have the interim title pulled off and be named general manager of the Washington Wizards, the Washington Post reported on Friday.
|Lineups are set for next 2020 Democratic debates|
Added: 20.07.2019 0:54 | 5 views | 0 comments
Lineups are set for the next Democratic presidential debates, which will be split up over two nights. The first night will pit Senator Bernie Sanders against Senator Elizabeth Warren, the first time the two will be on the debate stage together. Harris and Biden will go up against each other on the second night. CBSN political contributor and Washington Post reporter Sean Sullivan breaks down the Democratic battle.
|Sen. Booker, in interview, touts lofty message that’s left some unconvinced|
Added: 18.07.2019 18:18 | 17 views | 0 comments
The senator from New Jersey spoke of love, unity and justice at a Washington Post event. Many Democrats have wondered if that’s enough to take on Trump.
|Piers Sellers, a British-born climate scientist turned NASA astronaut, dies at age 61 - Washington Post|
Added: 18.07.2019 17:28 | 2 views | 0 comments
Piers Sellers, a British-born climate scientist turned NASA astronaut, dies at age 61 - Washington Post
|Senator Tim Kaine Calls on FBI to Open Khashoggi Investigation|
Added: 17.07.2019 23:17 | 11 views | 0 comments
Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) is calling on the Federal Bureau of Investigation to open an investigation into the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, the Washington Post journalist and Virginia resident who was killed inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul after going missing in October 2018. “This investigation is more important than ever to achieve true accountability and justice for this horrific crime,” Kaine said in a letter to FBI Director Chris Wray on Wednesday, which was obtained by The Daily Beast. The Senator called Khashoggi’s killing a “state sponsored execution” by Saudi Arabia and requested written notification by August 1...
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